You Could Live In The House That Chipotle Built

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Sure, you can't get enough burritos. But what about the house that burritos built? The former Denver home of Chipotle founder Steve Ells is officially on the market. If you have about $3.8 million to spare, the house of your foil-wrapped dreams could be yours.

The Denver Post reports that the home, built in 2001 by architect Thomas Briner, boasts a 5,321-square-foot living space, four bedrooms, five bathrooms, and a prime location backing up to the Denver Country Club.

Ells may not live there anymore — the burrito magnate sold the home back in 2008 for $3.5 million — but his influence can still be seen all over the property, particularly in the well-appointed kitchens. Yes, that is plural: The home boasts both an indoor commercial kitchen suite as well as an outdoor kitchen complete with pizza oven and charcoal grill.

The posh, modern abode mixes industrial and natural elements throughout and includes a library, home theater, wine room, and attached three-car garage. “What makes it so special is the architecture. It’s like nothing else,” Ian Wolfe, LIV Sotheby’s International Realty listing agent, told the Post. “This home is at the level of a home you’d see in Los Angeles. There truly is nothing like this in Denver.”

Unfortunately, it does not come pre-stocked with all the burrito bowls you can eat — but there's always room for improvement, right?

Click through to see for yourself.
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Chipotle founder Steve Ells' former home sits on a 1/3-acre lot in Denver’s historic Country Club neighborhood.
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The walled property is located minutes from the city center, but reportedly feels completely isolated. (Eat your burritos in peace!)
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The interior and heavily landscaped exterior of the home flow together, thanks to some massive imported windows that open to a heated saltwater swimming pool.
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A high-ceilinged great room featuring natural wood embellishments abuts the kitchen.
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The commercial kitchen suite boasts precision cooking hobs and ovens alongside stainless-steel countertops.
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Natural design elements, like maple cabinetry and a slab-cut wooden breakfast bar, were brought in to soften the industrial feel.
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The master bedroom also features massive windows that open to the private courtyard.
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Wash off all those burrito crumbs in a master bath appointed with top-of-the-line fixtures and stunning wooden ceilings.
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If you're looking to host one hell of a house party, this charming second bedroom could easily house a couple squad members...
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...as could this third bedroom — assuming, of course, that said squad members are comfortable showering in front of each other.
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The home office boasts an entire wall of built-ins that are just begging to be filled with burrito-themed books.
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Did we mention there's a home theatre? Burritos are not the only movie-watching snacks allowed, despite any claims to the contrary.
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All of which leads us to one final question: What wine pairs best with guacamole?
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